My First Steps: Isabel Woodford, MPhil Candidate, University of Oxford & Vacation Scheme Intern, Cleary Gottlieb

Isabel Woodford is a MPhil candidate currently completing her Masters in the Department of International Development at the University of Oxford, after completing a BA in War Studies from King’s. While not being a law graduate, Isabel still secured a Vacation Scheme and Training Contract with an international law firm while at Oxford. How did she do this? Read on to find… More My First Steps: Isabel Woodford, MPhil Candidate, University of Oxford & Vacation Scheme Intern, Cleary Gottlieb

It’s time for August’s competition round-up

Hot on the heels of June’s competition round-up, we’ve got details of more competitions that can complement your studies and win you some prizes. We’ve still got some live competitions on June’s post, but this month, we’re bringing you details of: Engaging Experience Financial Times Talent Hackathon 2018 TheBackPackerCo Schwarzman Scholars Just scroll down this post… More It’s time for August’s competition round-up

Self-confidence: from 0 to 10!

Written by Emily Lemaire, LLB Law graduate from King’s College London and Communications Assistant at King’s Careers & Employability Self-confidence [,sɛlfˈkɒnfɪd(ə)ns/] noun: a feeling of trust in one’s abilities, qualities and judgment.   How does self-confidence affect your career? Put simply: a lack of self-confidence can hinder your ability to obtain opportunities and lead you… More Self-confidence: from 0 to 10!

My First Steps: Jen Billot, OPEN Health

Jen Billot graduated in 2016 with a BSc in Biomedical Sciences. As part of this blog series Jen has shared her own experiences from the working world and how a graduate scheme can open doors to different opportunities.…. Venturing into the working world after graduating can be daunting, especially when you have no idea where your interests lie. Commence panic… More My First Steps: Jen Billot, OPEN Health

My First Steps: Beka Kimberley, Careers Consultant at King’s Careers & Employability

By Seyran Khalili, Postgraduate Student in Psychosis Studies, and Marketing Assistant at King’s Careers & Employability.  Beka Kimberley is a Careers Consultant at King’s Careers and Employability. She was previously an early years specialist teacher for 14 years, before changing her career path to study a postgraduate degree in Children’s Literature. We met to speak about what her experiences of being a recent graduate were (having only finished her… More My First Steps: Beka Kimberley, Careers Consultant at King’s Careers & Employability

My First Steps: Crystal Debrah, Careers Consultant at King’s Careers & Employability

by Seyran Khalili, Postgraduate Student in Psychosis Studies, and Marketing Assistant at King’s Careers & Employability.  I spoke with Crystal Debrah, Career’s Consultant at King’s Careers & Employability and CEO of “They Don’t Tell You“, to get the low-down on the step-by-step process that she went through to get to where she is today, including being among the Future 50 Award Winners for her published… More My First Steps: Crystal Debrah, Careers Consultant at King’s Careers & Employability

Access to Work – Funding for Disabled Students Available

If you’re a disabled student concerned about making the transition to the workplace, then it might interest you to know that you may be eligible for government funding under the Access to Work (AtW) Scheme. The funding is made available to assist disabled people and their employers in making adjustments to overcome work-related obstacles that… More Access to Work – Funding for Disabled Students Available

It’s Dissertation Time 2.0: Building a Positive Relationship With Your Supervisor

Today’s blog post is by Seyran Khalili, Postgraduate Student in Psychosis Studies, and Marketing Assistant at King’s Careers & Employability. In this piece Seyran talks about the different ways in which you can create a positive relationship with your dissertation supervisor. Your dissertation supervisor is your GPS road finder; the person supporting you as you make progress… More It’s Dissertation Time 2.0: Building a Positive Relationship With Your Supervisor

Launch your Career in Fintech!

By Seyran Khalili, Postgraduate Student in Psychosis Studies and Marketing Assistant at King’s Careers & Employability.  If you’re interested in a career in fintech you’ve probably seen that the sector is full of potential and dynamic and fast-growing technology companies dedicated to creating collaborative and enthusiastic environments. To give you a few ideas of possible… More Launch your Career in Fintech!